New York Times, Thursday, January 18, 2007

Author: Randolph Ross
Editor: Will Shortz
Randolph Ross
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 35 Missing: {JKQX} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 87 for Mr. Ross. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2007, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Lost it : HADACOW
8. "The Card Players" artist : CEZANNE
15. Nation born from war in 1993 : ERITREA
16. Not using liquid : ANEROID
17. ANTE : NEATARRANGEMENT
19. Author of "Broca's Brain" : SAGAN
20. Classical accusation : ETTU
21. Dalmatian, e.g. : SLAV
22. Org. once led by George Bush : CIA
24. Financially sound : SOLID
26. EARTH : CHANGEOFHEART
31. The Cowboys of the N.C.A.A. : OSU
33. Union with 3.2 mil. members : NEA
34. "The Big Trail" or "The Big Sombrero," e.g. : OATER
35. Like some noses : PIERCED
38. Self-destruct : IMPLODE
40. Name meaning "my God is God" : ELIEL
41. ___-Caps : SNO
42. Vetoes : NOS
43. ERIC : CONVERTEDRICE
48. Big man in Oman : EMEER
49. 12 meses : ANO
50. Go bad : TURN
53. German pest : MAUS
55. Aquarium problem : ALGAE
59. SWORD (or a title for this puzzle) : ANAGRAMMEDWORDS
62. Home of the Natl. Cryptologic Museum : FTMEADE
63. Remove, in a way : TEAROUT
64. Like brides and grooms, traditionally : TOASTED
65. Huge holes : ABYSSES
1. Layers : HENS
2. Service ___ : AREA
3. Rect. divider : DIAG
4. Hook up : ATTACH
5. They've got brains : CRANIA
6. Anthem contraction : OER
7. Suffix with spy : WARE
8. Response to a discouraging comment : CANTOO
9. Swallow : ENGULF
10. End of a line in kindergarten : ZEE
11. Matter for government approval : ARMSDEAL
12. Coward of note : NOEL
13. One of a historical trio : NINA
14. Ron Howard media satire : EDTV
18. Offshore : ATSEA
23. Mrs. Shakespeare : ANNE
25. Chain with many links : IHOP
26. Give a signal to : CUEIN
27. Option for a H.S. dropout : GED
28. Compensate : ATONE
29. Fix : REDO
30. ___ chic : TRES
31. Crude group : OPEC
32. Rural skyline sight : SILO
36. Exacts satisfaction for : REVENGES
37. One of the Scraggs in "Li'l Abner" : CLEM
38. Not the party type?: Abbr. : IND
39. N.F.L. coach Jim : MORA
41. Truth ___ : SERUM
44. Like beds, again and again : REMADE
45. Joined (up) : TEAMED
46. Sort of : INAWAY
47. Flag : COLORS
50. Chief justice before Hughes : TAFT
51. Biblical preposition : UNTO
52. Hindu hero : RAMA
54. Stiff hair : SETA
56. ___ point (embroidery stitch) : GROS
57. Musically together : ADUE
58. Contractors' figs. : ESTS
60. Fink : RAT
61. One who's coming out : DEB

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